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Artist: Dakuru Rose Ordor

Akwete Textile

ca. 1960–70

Handwoven with weft-float designs

68 x 48 in. (172.72 x 121.92 cm)
Gift of Joanne B. Eicher
2017.21.3
Culture: 
Igbo
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Country Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by donor in 1965 from the artist Dakuru Rose Ordor, an Akwete weaver and cloth seller
Gift of Joanne Eicher to Yale University Art Gallery in 2017

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.